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adjure

ad·jure

adjure

 
pronunciation:
jur
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: adjured, adjures, adjuring
definition 1: to command or bind as by oath.
The judge adjured the witness to answer fully and truthfully.
similar words:
pledge
definition 2: to earnestly request of or appeal to.
He adjured the queen to speak to the king on his behalf.
similar words:
appeal, beg, beseech, entreat, pray, request, supplicate
derivations: adjuration (n.), adjurer (adjuror) (n.)
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